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College Commons: Bully Pulpit Podcast
Apr 15, 2016 Rabbi Dr. Reuven Firestone, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion
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Professor Reuven Firestone uses the Bully Pulpit to explain Muslim violence through a Jewish lens. abbi Dr. Reuven Firestone is the Regenstein Professor in Medieval Judaism and Islam at HUC-JIR/Los Angeles. Since 1993, Dr. Firestone has served as associate and then full professor of Medieval Judaism and Islam at HUC-JIR. He founded the Center for Muslim-Jewish Engagement (CMJE), a joint program of Hebrew Union College, the Omar Ibn Al-Khattab Foundation and the Center for Religion and Civic...
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Apr 15, 2016 Rabbi Dr. William Cutter
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Dr. William Cutter argues both sides of California's Right-to-Die Initiative. Dr. William Cutter is Steinberg Emeritus Professor of Human Relations at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, where he held the Paul and Trudy Steinberg Chair in Human Relations, and was Professor of Modern Hebrew Literature and Education. He has taught at HUC-JIR since 1965, and has served in several administrative capacities throughout his academic career. In earlier stages of his career he founded...
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Apr 15, 2016 Dr. Steven Windmueller, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion
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Is the American Jewish Vote Still Liberal? Join Dr. Windmueller and Dean Holo as they unpack the Jewish political landscape. Dr. Steven Windmueller served as the Dean of the Los Angeles Campus of the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion from 2006 to 2010. In March of 2009, he was appointed to the Rabbi Alfred Gottschalk Chair in Jewish Communal Service. Prior to coming to HUC-LA, he has held a number of prominent positions within the Jewish community over the course of a...
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Apr 15, 2016 Rabbi Zoë Klein, Temple Isaiah, Los Angeles
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Rabbi Zoë Klein addresses the question, “How do we uncover the richness of Jewish spirituality?” Rabbi Zoë Klein is the Senior Rabbi of Temple Isaiah in Los Angeles, CA and has served the congregation since 2000. She is the author of the novel Drawing in the Dust, which was published by Simon and Schuster in 2009, of which Publishers Weekly wrote, “Insight into the world of biblical excavation in Israel raises Rabbi Klein's debut novel from a Jewish Da Vinci Code to an emotionally rich...
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Apr 19, 2016 Rabbi Dr. Michael Marmur
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Rabbi Michael Marmur explores the way language influences how we think and speak about God. Dr. Michael Marmur is the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Provost at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. Previously, he served as Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion in Jerusalem. In recent years he has taught courses in Theology, Homiletics, and Pluralistic Jewish Education.Born and raised in England, Rabbi Marmur completed a...
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Apr 20, 2016 Rabbi Edythe Mencher
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The cost of excluding people is an impoverishment of our world and our character. Rabbi Edyth Mencher takes a look at what holds us back from engaging wholeheartedly with people we think of as “other.” Rabbi Mencher serves as URJ Faculty for Sacred Caring Community and Coordinator of the URJ-Ruderman Family Foundation Initiative for Inclusion of People with Disabilities and is an adjunct faculty member of Hebrew Union College-JIR’s Interfaith Doctor of Ministry Program in Pastoral...
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Apr 20, 2016 Reverend Jennifer Bailey
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Reverend Bailey explores how people of diverse backgrounds, skin colors, and racial identities can be brought to a space of equality. Rev. Jennifer Bailey, is the Founding Executive Director of the Faith Matters Network, a new interfaith community equipping faith leaders to challenge structural inequality in their communities. She is named one of 15 Faith Leaders to Watch by the Center for American Progress, Rev. Jennifer Bailey is an ordained minister, public theologian, and emerging national...
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Apr 20, 2016 Rabbi Dr. Rachel Sabath Beit-Halachmi
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How far should we go to change someone’s opinion? Rabbi Dr. Rachel Sabath Beit-Halachmi takes a look at Jewish tradition and draws some lines. Rabbi Dr. Rachel Sabath Beit-Halachmi serves the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion as the National Director of Recruitment and Admissions and President's Scholar. Prior to this appointment, Rabbi Sabath served as Vice President of the Shalom Hartman Institute and for over a decade as a member of the Institute's faculty, and directed the...